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MARTA General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker is threatening to sue to end driver sickout
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Maria Boynton
January 30, 2019 - 12:27 pm
One hundred thousand people moved to Atlanta last year, and according to MARTA CEO Jeffrey Parker, the transit agency's aim is to be able to support that growth by providing superior transit service here and throughout the region. The glitch this week: MARTA drivers calling out sick, as the city...
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The Old Adamsville Recreation Center is being utilized as a warming center in Atlanta.
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Maria Boynton
January 29, 2019 - 2:37 pm
The City of Atlanta has opened warming centers ahead of wintry precipitation and frigid weather. The warming centers are located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center, 3404 Delmar Lane NW, Atlanta,GA 30331 and the Central Park Recreation Center, 400 Merrits Avenue North East, Atlanta. GA 30308...
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Danai Gurira, from left, Isaach de Bankole, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o and Angela Bassett from the cast of "Black Panther," accept the award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off of its win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, "Black Panther" is heading back into theaters. Disney announced Monday that Ryan Coogler's Oscar nominee will play for free Feb. 1-7 at 250 participating AMC theaters to celebrate Black History Month. Disney also said it will...
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(Photo Credit: Paul Abell)
January 27, 2019 - 10:53 pm
As the opening paragraph on the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau website says, "From sweet tea to Peachtrees, ATL has it all. Discover the A’s many food destinations, family-fun attractions, exciting nightlife and thriving music scene. Explore culturally rich neighborhoods huddled around...
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January 27, 2019 - 9:03 pm
It’s finally Super Bowl week in Atlanta, and the city is about to be absolutely packed with visitors, including fans of Los Angeles and New England, along with celebrities, athletes and other VIPs. And that means a whole lot of people trying to get to Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, and all around...
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Lericia Harris
January 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm
HBCU PLAY is a prime source for the latest information on historically black colleges and university athletics. The weekly program breaks down impact games throughout the various conferences, includes featuring stories, interviews, and recognizes student athletes for their work within the community...
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Dallas Austin and other top entertainment influencers form Georgia's first Entertainment Caucus
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Maria Boynton
January 25, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Super producer and owner of Rowdy Records, Dallas Austin, is joining dozens of music, film, media, and entertainment executives on a new venture. It involves working, according to Georgia State Representative Erica Thomas, with state lawmakers in giving those in the entertainment field "a strong...
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A week after this photo was taken, Syntel Brown was the victim of a stabbing in Griffin
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Maria Boynton
January 23, 2019 - 12:32 pm
I last saw R. Syntel Brown at McCamish Pavilion on the campus of Georgia Tech. He was chaperoning a group of teenagers from the Fulton Leadership Academy at the inauguration of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. That was on Monday, January 14. A week later, Brown is hospitalized after being stabbed...
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